A dedicated server is a type of remote server that is entirely dedicated to an individual, organization or application. It is deployed, hosted and managed by a hosting, cloud or managed service provider (MSP).
A dedicated server is exclusive and not shared with any other customer, service or application.
A dedicated server may be used to host applications and/or services, as well as for data storage and backup services. A dedicated server also may be used internally for the hosting and provisioning of specialized services, such as implementing dedicated file or network servers.
is a virtual
(rather than a physical
) running in a
computing environment. It is built, hosted and delivered via a
computing platform via the internet, and can be accessed remotely. They are also known as virtual